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Info Session

Let's learn about CASA

Step forward to help a child who needs a voice in SLO County.CASA Volunteers are friends of the court who objectively represent childrens’ best interest while they navigate the San Luis Obispo County Court system.

STEP 1:

We recommend listening to our short informational video

CASA of San Luis Obispo County’s short informational video describes the volunteer program and the process to become a volunteer advocate. You will learn more about CASA, the volunteer role and the training program. To sign up for an information session, see the calendar of dates available below. If you still have questions, see our FAQ page here. Before you fill out an application, you will need to attend an Information Session. Please see the schedule and RSVP form below. 

2024 Information session Schedule

We welcome you to attend an Information Session to learn more about volunteering at CASA.
We are currently offering Zoom information sessions

January

January 4th, 2024 @ 6pm
January 24th, 2024 @ 12 noon

February

Feb 5th, 2024 @ 12 noon
Feb 22nd, 2024 @ 6pm

March

March 5th, 2024 @ 6pm
March 21st, 2024 @ 12 noon

April

April 10th, 2024 @ 12 noon
April 25th, 2024 @ 12 noon

May

May 8th, 2024 @ 12 noon
May 23rd, 2024 @ 6pm

June

June 4th, 2024 @ 6pm
June 20th, 2024 @ 6pm

July

July 2nd, 2024 @ 6pm
July 10th, 2024 @ 12 noon
July 24th, 2024 @ 12 noon

August

August 13th, 2024 @ 6pm
August 29th, 2024 @ 12 noon

September

September 12th, 2024 @ 6pm

October

October 8th, 2024 @ 12 noon
October 24th, 2024 @ 6pm

November

November 7th, 2024 @ 12 noon
November 19th, 2024 @ 6pm

December

December 10th, 2024 @ 6pm

If you are interested in attending, please fill out our form below to RSVP.

INFORMATION SESSION RSVP

STEP 2:

Submit an application

The application to become a CASA volunteer is distributed during the Information Sessions, can be downloaded, or completed online. After submitting your application, we will contact you for a personal interview. We also conduct complete background checks on all volunteers.

STEP 3:

Volunteer Training

CASA provides the training required in order to be sworn in as a CASA volunteer. Currently all training’s are held virtually. You will need to complete all 36 hours of training prior to being sworn in and pass all background screening.

STEP 4:

Swearing In

STEP 5:

Be Assigned a Child to Help

STEP 6:

Meet Child

STEP 7:

Advocate